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Health News - Cholesterol

What are the benefits of eating Brazil nuts?
Brazil nuts are full of healthful nutrients and provide a wide range of health benefits. However, eating too many Brazil nuts can cause selenium toxicity. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Low levels of 'bad cholesterol' may actually increase stroke risk
Recent findings suggest that women with low levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol — or 'bad cholesterol' — have a heightened bleeding stroke risk. (Medical News Today)

Health benefits of olive leaf extract
Research is beginning to show that olive leaf extract may have several potential health benefits. These include lowering blood pressure, improving cholesterol, and reducing the risk of weight gain and type 2 diabetes. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Are air fryers healthy?
Air fryers use hot air to fry foods. Sources claim that they are a healthful alternative to other cooking methods, but others raise concerns about toxicity and cancer risks. In this article, we take a close look at the research behind the health benefits and risks of using air fryers. (Medical News Today)

Higher cholesterol, egg consumption linked to heart disease
Pooled data on 29,615 people spanning up to 31 years ties higher egg or cholesterol consumption to raised risk of cardiovascular disease and early death. (Medical News Today)

Are black walnuts good for you?
Black walnuts have potential health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of black walnuts here. (Medical News Today)

Flaxseed fiber could help reduce obesity
In a new study of mice, researchers found the mechanism through which flaxseed-derived fiber can improve health and, more specifically, prevent obesity. (Medical News Today)

Is fenugreek good for you?
Fenugreek is an herb with many potential health benefits, including improving cholesterol and blood pressure. It may also cause some unwanted effects. Learn more about fenugreek here. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of oatmeal?
Oatmeal is a popular breakfast food because it is high in protein and dietary fiber. In this article, learn about the benefits of oatmeal and how to make it. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful
Is it actually a good idea for people with diabetes to fast before having a blood cholesterol test? A new study suggests this may do more harm than good. (Medical News Today)

What are the best substitutes for heavy cream?
People use heavy cream to add thickness and creaminess to dishes or to create whipped cream for desserts. Here, we look at the best substitutes for heavy cream, including dairy, vegan, healthful, and savory options. (Medical News Today)

Health benefits of coconut milk
Coconut milk is made from the flesh of coconuts. It may support weight loss, heart health, and the immune system. Here, we discuss the benefits and nutritional contents of coconut milk, and some other factors to consider. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?
Learn about the health benefits of flaxseed oil, such as improved skin and cholesterol, decreased inflammation, and a reduced risk of diabetes. We also cover the potential risks of flaxseed oil, as well as how to use it. (Medical News Today)

9 healthful substitutes for butter
There are several common substitutes for butter, including coconut oil, mashed bananas, and avocado. Learn about the possible alternatives to butter here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best fish to eat for health?
Some types of fish can be a good source of high-quality protein and other nutrients. Some of the best fish to eat include wild-caught salmon, mackerel, herring, and sardines. Larger fish may contain mercury so people should consume them in moderation. Learn more about the best fish to eat and how to prepare them here. (Medical News Today)

Can cottonseed oil help lower your 'bad' cholesterol?
A recent study takes a look at how adding cottonseed oil to a high-fat diet impacts a person's levels of 'good' and 'bad' cholesterol, among other factors. (Medical News Today)

Should you fast before a cholesterol test?
Fasting before taking a cholesterol test used to be standard practice. Now, some doctors recommend that people do not fast before taking the test. Here, learn more about when people should fast before a cholesterol test, how long to fast for, and what the test results mean. (Medical News Today)

Seed oils are better for cholesterol than olive oil
A network meta-analysis of 55 studies suggests that safflower, rape, sunflower, and other seed oils are the best vegetable oils for improving cholesterol. (Medical News Today)

Does 'bad' cholesterol deserve its bad name?
A new study challenges the long-held belief that low-density lipoprotein cholesterol causes heart disease, and that statins benefit cardiovascular health. (Medical News Today)

Yo-yoing weight linked to higher cardiovascular risk
Researchers warn that fluctuations in a series of health measurements, including body weight, are linked with a heightened risk of cardiovascular events. (Medical News Today)

How many is too many eggs?
Many people add eggs to their diet to increase their protein intake. Although research once linked eggs to cholesterol, it has now proven that people can consume eggs safely. There is no set number of eggs a person should eat. Most people can eat 1–3 eggs per day. Learn more about how many eggs you should eat here. (Medical News Today)

What are some low-carb bread alternatives?
Many people choose to avoid bread for health reasons. They may be trying to lose weight on a low-carb or ketogenic diet or might be intolerant to gluten. Bread alternatives include cloud bread, eggplant, and nori sheets. Here, learn about some bread alternatives for making sandwiches, wraps, and other popular meals. (Medical News Today)

Cardiovascular disease: Study finds best drugs for prevention
A large cohort study finds out which treatments work best to prevent cardiovascular events in individuals with hypertension and other risk factors. (Medical News Today)

'Good' cholesterol: How much is too much?
According to new research, after a certain point, ‘good’ cholesterol becomes bad for you, raising the risk of heart attack and cardiovascular death. (Medical News Today)

High cholesterol early in life boosts heart disease risk
The findings of a new study suggest that cholesterol levels should be measured and kept in check much earlier in life so as to avoid cardiovascular harm. (Medical News Today)

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